2017 Northern WI Substance Abuse Counseling Conference

 

Thursday April 27th & Friday April 28th
Track A: Gambling and Gambling Disorder, Facts, Realities & Tools Part I & II
6 contact hours each day total of 12 contact hours for attending both days
Presenter: Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAP, NCGC II
Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAP, NCGC II - A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 31 years of experience working with individuals and families impacted by chemical and process addictions, a National Certified Gambling Counselor II, a trainer with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. Currently in full-time private practice, Resources for Change, Ltd, in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Kenosha, Wisconsin, as a Psychotherapist, Employee Assistance Professional and Consultant.
Description
For most people, gambling is fun and entertaining. However, for a small percentage of people, gambling is not about the money - it's about being in action. This presentation will provide information that can be incorporated into a helping process for those impacted by Gambling Disorder on a primary or 2ndary diagnosis basis. It will include facts and realities about this addictive disorder, similarities and differences to other addictions, information on co-occurring disorders and special populations as well as specific tools, including Self-Exclusion, for use in screening, assessment and treatment of this progressively damaging and destructive addiction.
Goals and Objectives
To be able to identify and explain:
 Gambling history, definitions, availability, Gambling vs Gaming, reasons why people gamble along with other realities involved with Gambling and Gambling Disorder.
 Current information on DSM 5, ICD 10 and ASAM Criteria for Gambling Disorder.
Gambling Disorder Scope and Trends plus Similarities/Differences with other addictions, Co-occurring Disorders, Special Populations, Treatment Resources, Clinical Knowledge and Tools for use in Assessment/ Evaluation/Screening/Treatment including Money Protection Plan, Self-Exclusion and Suicide risk factors.

Thursday April 27th, 2017 & Friday April 28th, 2017

Track A: Gambling and Gambling Disorder, Facts, Realities & Tools Part I & II

6 contact hours each day total of 12 contact hours for attending both days

Presenter: Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAP, NCGC II

Doug LaBelle, LCSW, CEAP, NCGC II - A Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Wisconsin with over 31 years of experience working with individuals and families impacted by chemical and process addictions, a National Certified Gambling Counselor II, a trainer with the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling and a Certified Employee Assistance Professional. Currently in full-time private practice, Resources for Change, Ltd, in Lake Bluff, Illinois and Kenosha, Wisconsin, as a Psychotherapist, Employee Assistance Professional and Consultant.

Description

For most people, gambling is fun and entertaining. However, for a small percentage of people, gambling is not about the money - it's about being in action. This presentation will provide information that can be incorporated into a helping process for those impacted by Gambling Disorder on a primary or 2ndary diagnosis basis. It will include facts and realities about this addictive disorder, similarities and differences to other addictions, information on co-occurring disorders and special populations as well as specific tools, including Self-Exclusion, for use in screening, assessment and treatment of this progressively damaging and destructive addiction.

Goals and Objectives

To be able to identify and explain:

  • Gambling history, definitions, availability, Gambling vs Gaming, reasons why people gamble along with other realities involved with Gambling and Gambling Disorder.
  • Current information on DSM 5, ICD 10 and ASAM Criteria for Gambling Disorder.

Gambling Disorder Scope and Trends plus Similarities/Differences with other addictions, Co-occurring Disorders, Special Populations, Treatment Resources, Clinical Knowledge and Tools for use in Assessment/ Evaluation/Screening/Treatment including Money Protection Plan, Self-Exclusion and Suicide risk factors.

Online Registration